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Louise Cordero Schmidt

March 17, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Sunday, November 19, 1933
Died: 
Friday, March 14, 2014
Funeral: 
Monday, March 17, 2014 - 14:23
Location: 
White's Chapel of Memories, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford
Memorials may be made to: 
Mrs. Schmidt asked that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the Freedom House - a shelter for battered women in Parker County. PO Box 1626, Weatherford, Texas 76086 or call (817) 596-7543.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Weatherford, 817-596-4811

Louise Cordero Schmidt, 80, died Friday, March, 14, 2014, in her home in Weatherford surrounded by family and friends for the final few weeks of her life.
Funeral is set for 2 p.m. Monday in White's Chapel of Memories, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford.
Mrs. Schmidt asked that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the Freedom House - a shelter for battered women in Parker County. PO Box 1626, Weatherford, Texas 76086 or call (817) 596-7543.
She was born in New York on Nov. 19, 1933, and moved to Weatherford 44 years ago with her husband, Angelo. She has resided on their family ranch ever since. She was a fiercely independent woman and was an immensely positive influence on her large circle of family and friends. In the early days of her time on the ranch in Weatherford, she helped her children become active in many activities including 4-H. She taught scores of children how to cook and simple home economics. Later she decided to attend classes at Weatherford College and began working at an H&R Block office in Fort Worth. She prepared taxes for a loyal list of client more than 30 years until age 79.
She was preceded in death by her husband.
Survivors include her children, Louise, Stephanie, Ronald, and Alan; siblings, Charles, Bernabe, Roland, and Tessie; eight grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Nina June Bailey

March 17, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Thursday, June 16, 1960
Died: 
Friday, March 14, 2014
Other Arrangements: 
Private graveside service at a later date. Visitation 6-8 p.m. Monday at White's Funeral Home, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Weatherford, 817-596-4811

Nina June Bailey, 53, died March 14, 2014 at home.
Visitation is from 6-8 p.m. Monday at White's Funeral Home, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford.
A private graveside will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the American Diabetes Assoc., 2315 N. Main St., Ste. 250, Fort Worth, Texas 76107, 817-332-7110 or a charity of choice.
Mrs. Bailey was born June 16, 1960 in Graham to J.R. and Peggy Bailey. She graduated from Graham High School in 1978 and from Midwestern State University with a business administration degree.
She enjoyed traveling to their home in Florida and spending time boating. She loved being outside, gardening, and spending time with her family.
Bailey was employed in the aerospace industry at Hexcel and most recently, Lockheed Martin in Fort Worth.
Survivors include her husband, Steve Pryhuber of Weatherford; and sisters, Carol and Herbie Marchbanks of Lake Kiowa and Susan and Shane Spinks of Wichita Falls.

Grace Evelyn Simpson

March 17, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Wednesday, April 20, 1938
Died: 
Saturday, March 15, 2014
Funeral: 
Tuesday, March 18, 2014 - 12:00
Location: 
Johnson Cemetery in Dennis
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Azle, 817-444-3211

Grace Evelyn Simpson, 75, died Saturday, March 15, 2014 at her home. Graveside service is set for noon Tuesday at Johnson Cemetery in Dennis. Visitation is from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at White's Funeral Home, 105 Denver Tr., Azle.
Grace Evelyn Simpson was born April 20, 1938 to Elvin and Beulah Brown Smethers in Buckner Community. They moved to Azle when she was a child and she attended school there. She graduated from Azle High School where she enjoyed playing basketball. She worked a number of years for Jim Bob Nation Insurance. Evelyn was a member of Azle Church of Christ for nearly 15 years and was also a member of the Order of the Eastern Star #899. She was preceded in death by her husband, Vernon "Snake" Simpson; and son, Randy Singer.
Survivors include her son, Donald Simpson; several cousins; and many church family and friends.

Wanda L. Peterson

March 11, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Friday, July 22, 1927
Died: 
Monday, March 10, 2014
Funeral: 
Saturday, March 15, 2014 - 14:00
Location: 
White's Azle Chapel, 105 Denver Trail,
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home 105 Denver Trail Azle, TX 76020

Wanda L. Peterson, 86, died Monday, March 10, 2014.
Service is set for 2 p.m. Saturday at White's Azle Chapel, 105 Denver Trail, 76020. Interment will be in Azleland Memorial Park. Visitation is one hour prior to service time.
Mrs. Peterson was born July 22, 1927, in Winters to Oscar and Gladys Hobbs. She attended Hardin-Simmons University and worked in real estate and insurance. She loved gardening, patchwork quilts and cooking.
Peterson was preceded in death by her parents; first husband of 10 years, Robert N. Cooke; second husband of 38 years, George H. Jennings Jr.; third husband of 19 years, Robert D. Peterson; sons, Rhea N. Cooke and Kenneth L. Cooke; and brother, Lloyd R. Hobbs.
Survivors include her children, Michael R. Cooke, Janice L. Jennings, George H. Jennings III and Marla R. Jennings; stepchildren, Roberta ter Kuile, Patricia Campbell, Nancy Rains, Robert Peterson Jr., Lillian Downs, Helen Downey and Margaret Gignillat; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and friends.

Terry Wray Tomlin

March 11, 2014 by Phil Major

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Born: 
Tuesday, June 1, 1965
Died: 
Sunday, March 9, 2014
Funeral: 
Saturday, March 15, 2014 - 09:30
Location: 
Greenwood Chapel
Funeral Home: 
GREENWOOD CHAPEL
Greenwood Funerals-Cremation
3100 White Settlement Rd., 817-336-0584
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Terry Wray Tomlin, 48, died Sunday, March 9, 2014.
Funeral is set for 9:30 a.m. Saturday in Greenwood Chapel. Interment will be in Greenwood Memorial Park. Vigil service is 6 p.m. Friday in Greenwood Chapel.
Mr. Tomlin was born June 1, 1965. He was a Fort Worth native, born and raised, graduated Western Hills High School, "The EGGS of 1983." He attended Tartleton State University on an athletic scholarship. He met his wife Dora Tomlin by selling her a car at Steakly Chevrolet in 1991. They married Feb. 12, 1994, in Fort Worth at his older brother Tommy's house. In their 20 years of marriage they were blessed with a beautiful family of five. Terry was a man who always put his family first, he made it a priority to keep family traditions like Friday night football games, Saturday evening barbecues, Sunday morning golf and every summer taking a trip to Port Aransas. He loved watching the Cowboys every Sunday during football season and enjoyed hanging out by his pool with the family and dogs during weeknights. Terry worked in the auto industry for more than 30 years. He loved his wife very much, she sat by his side every day and night during his constant decade long battle with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. He was preceded in death by his father, Tommy Tomlin Sr.
Survivors include his wife, Dora Tomlin; children, Tyler Wray Tomlin, Jessica Farley, Terry Wray Tomlin Jr., Joseph and Kara Farley, and Alexa Tomlin; mother, Peggy Bruce Tomlin; siblings, Tommy and Mary Tomlin, Tracy and Anne Tomlin, Tiffani Jimenez, and Sean and Jacque Knight; and eight nieces and nephews.

Rosemary Archer Norris

March 10, 2014 by Phil Major

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Born: 
Monday, May 13, 1929
Died: 
Saturday, March 8, 2014
Funeral: 
Monday, March 10, 2014 - 14:00
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Weatherford, 817-596-4811

Rosemary Archer Norris, 84, died Saturday, March 8, 2014 at home, surrounded by family and friends.
A memorial service was held at 2 p.m. Monday, March 10, 2014 at a family member's residence.
Rosemary Archer Norris was born May 13, 1929 to Alvin Holt and Imogene Wallace Archer in Dallas.

Linda Horton

March 10, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Saturday, June 11, 1938
Died: 
Saturday, March 8, 2014
Funeral: 
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 - 14:00
Location: 
White's Funeral Home, 401 N. Main Street, Springtown 76082
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home 401 N. Main St Springtown, TX 76082

Linda M. Horton, 75, died Saturday, March 8, 2014. Service is set for 2 p.m. Wednesday at White's Funeral Home, 401 N. Main Street, Springtown 76082. Interment will be at Springtown Cemetery. Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at White's Funeral Home.
Mrs. Horton was born June 11, 1938 in Muskegon, Mich. to Lloyd and Eunice Baker. She retired from Lockheed after 43 years of service. She had been an active bowler in the Swinging Senior League at City View Bowling Lanes. She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Horton; and great-grandson, Garrett Smith.
Survivors include a daughter, Susan White and husband, Jesse; grandchildren, Bubba Short, Morgan White, Casey Short, Tiffany Short, Miki Smith and Brook White; eight great-grandchildren; brother, Terry Baker; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and extended family.

Rachel Beth Harris

March 5, 2014 by Phil Major

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Born: 
Saturday, August 24, 2013
Died: 
Saturday, March 1, 2014
Funeral: 
Friday, March 7, 2014 - 13:00
Location: 
White's Chapel of Memories, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Weatherford, 817-596-4811

Rachel Beth Harris, 6 months, died Saturday, March 1, 2014, surrounded by family.
Memorial service is set for 1 p.m. Friday in White's Chapel of Memories, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford.
Rachel Beth Harris was born Aug. 24, 2013 to Kevin and Sharon Harris in Fort Worth.
Survivors include her parents, Kevin and Sharon Harris; brother, D. J.; sister, Mimi; grandparents, Barbara Gallagher of North Richland Hills and Danny and Belinda Whitely of Willow Park; uncles and aunts, John and Jessica Gallagher of Chicago, David and Christi Harris of Denton and Jeremy Whitely of Austin; and many cousins and family.

Patricia Weckel

March 4, 2014 by Phil Major

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Born: 
Wednesday, March 11, 1953
Died: 
Tuesday, March 4, 2014
Funeral: 
Friday, March 7, 2014 - 10:00
Location: 
Lakeshore Drive Baptist Church, 200 S. Lakeshore Drive, Hudson Oaks
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Weatherford, 817-596-4811

Patricia Weckel, 60, died Tuesday, March 4, 2014, surrounded by family at her home in Aledo.
Funeral is set for 10 a.m. Friday, March 7 at Lakeshore Drive Baptist Church, 200 S. Lakeshore Drive, Hudson Oaks. Dr. John Thielepape will officiate. Interment is in Annetta Cemetery. Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at White's Funeral Home, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford.
Patricia Ione Hall Weckel was born March 11, 1953, in Santa Fe, N.M., to O.R. and Edna Ione Hall. Trisha, as she was known by most folks, grew up in Roswell, N.M. In her senior year in high school, the Hall family moved to Ogden, Utah, where she graduated from Ogden High. Upon graduation, Trisha attended SMU, Weber State University, and Utah State University before marrying Billy Weckel on Dec. 30, 1972.
She was a kind and loving Christian, an outstanding wife and a model mother and grandmother. She loved her nieces and nephews.
She was a member of Clear Fork Baptist Church. As a model pastor's wife, she was a friend to all, a person whose model taught many how to live the Christian life. Known as a person with an extraordinary prayer life, Trisha possessed and actively practiced a strong and courageous faith in God through Jesus Christ.
Trisha was preceded in death by a sister, Betty Fry; and a brother, Larry Hall.

Jennifer Sproles

March 3, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Monday, November 19, 1973
Died: 
Sunday, March 2, 2014
Funeral: 
Wednesday, March 5, 2014 - 11:00
Location: 
White's Azle Chapel
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home 105 Denver Trail Azle, TX 76020

Jennifer Danette Sproles, 40, died Sunday, March 2, 2014.
Memorial service is set for 11 a.m. Wednesday at White's Azle Chapel.
Jennifer was born Nov. 19, 1973 in Denton to Lynnette and Benny Sproles. She was a 1992 graduate of Azle High School.
Survivors include her parents, Benny and Lynnette Sproles; sisters, Kimberly Fowler and husband, Cortlan, and Stacy Baker; brother, Clinton Sproles and wife, Amy; and nieces and nephews, Lauren and Cullin Fowler, Hannah Baker, Patrick, Emily Grace and Parker Sproles.

Sports Calendar

Thursday, August 21

  • AHS Varsity at Northwest Classic Varsity Tournament through Aug. 23, times TBA

Friday, August 22

  • AHS Varsity vs. Pascal at Aledo, a.m.

  • AHS Varsity at Byron Nelson Scrimmage, 9 a.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy High School at Lakehill Prep, 6:00 p.m.

Tuesday, August 26

  • AHS Varsity vs. Joshua at Aledo, 3:30 p.m.

  • AHS vs. Stephenville at Aledo;
    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.;
    JV, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th A, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, August 28

  • AHS Varsity at Volleypalozza Varsity Tournament through Aug. 30, times TBA

  • AHS JV at Joshua, 4:00 p.m.

Friday, August 29

  • Trinity Christian Academy JH at Fort Worth Academy, 5:00 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity vs. Cedar Park at Baylor University's McLane Stadium, Waco, Texas, 7:30 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy Varsity vs. Granbury Cornerstone at Aledo Middle School, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, August 30

  • AHS at Marcus I Invitational, North Lakes Park, Denton, Texas 76201, 7:00 a.m.

Tuesday, September 2

  • AHS Varsity at Burleson Centennial, 3:30 p.m.

  • AHS at Denton Guyer;
    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.;
    JV, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th A, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, September 4

  • AHS JV vs. Burleson Centennial at Aledo, 4:00 p.m.

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